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Chadi Abdel Salam

Born in 1930 in Alexandria, Chadi Abdel Salam studied at the Cairo École des Beaux-Arts and in England before making several short films. He directed his only feature film, The Night of Counting the Years in 1969 and then spent over fifteen years working on Agkenaton, which in the end he did not make. Chadi Abdel Salam also ran the Centre for Experimental Films in Cairo until his death in 1986.

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